If you have hemorrhoids;
If you have had operations on the anus or on the lower floors of the colon.
Dufalak apply for the treatment of hepatic encephalopathy, called systematic Portalencephalopathy (liver disease, leading to difficulties of thought, trembling, changes of consciousness includingcoma).
2. BEFORE TAKING DUFALAK
Do not take Dufalak:
If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to lactulose or any of the ingredients listed in point 6;
If you are suffering from galactosemia (a rare geneticdisease in which you cannot reach a Galactose);
in cases of intestinal obstruction (other than normalconstipation).
If you are not sure, please consult your doctor or pharmacist before you confirm Dufalak.
Pay particular attention when using Dufalak:
Please consult with your doctor before you takeDufalak if you suffer from any of the following medical conditions or diseases:
If you can't reach a milk sugar (lactose).
You should not take Dufalak if you suffer from:
If you have diabetes.
If you have diabetes and you treated for hepatic encephalopathy, your dose of Dufalak will be higher.This high dose contains a large amount of sugar. The dosage used for the treatment of hepatic coma (re)usually is much higher and so the dose of YourMedicine antidiabetno should be modified.
The continued adoption of dose neadaptirana (leading to the 2-3 soft bowel movements per day) can lead todiarrhea and disruption of electrolyte balance. Pleasedo not take Dufalak without medical advice more than 2 weeks.
During treatment with laxatives you should takeenough fluids (average 2 gallons per day, equivalent to6-8 glasses).
If no improvement after the first few days of treatmentor reappear after treatment constipation, consult a doctor.
Dufalak intake with other medications
Please inform your doctor or pharmacist if you take oryou have recently used any drugs, even those without a prescription.
The initial dosage (3-4 days) Maintenance dosage
Adults and adolescents
15-45 ml 15-30 ml
Children 7-14 years 15 ml 10-15 ml
Children 1-6 years 5-10 ml of 5-10 ml
Infants under 1 yr. To 5 ml to 5 ml
Dosing when prekoma and hepatic coma (for adults only)
The starting dose is 30-45 ml of 3 to 4 times a day.This dose may change in supporting so as to ensure abowel movement of soft stools 2-3 times daily.